Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Future Awards Africa Season 8 - Full List of Nominees

Future Awards Season 8

It’s the list the continent has been waiting for!

After a full year receiving nominations from across Africa, the Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Awards Africa has today released the Nominees List for 2013.

The nominees will be hosted to an invitation-only reception by the Consul-General of the United States in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday, 11 July, 2013.

The 2013 edition of The Future Awards Africa holds in August 2013, in partnership with the Youth Office of the African Union Commission.

Nominees for the biggest prize, the African Young Person of the Year 2013 will also be announced tomorrow, Thursday, July 11 after the 1st ordinary session of the meeting of the commission’s Bureau of COMY IV in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. The Brazzaville meeting is a follow up of the 4th Conference of Ministers of the African Union, in charge of youth development.

See List of Nominees when you continue reading...
NOMINEES FOR THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA 2013

THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN ADVOCACY & ACTIVISM

    Anu Olusola (27)
    Jake Okechukwu (25)
    Orode Uduaghan-Okpu (24)
    Tobore Oro Edema (24)
    Maryam Augie (28)

THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

    Modestus Chijoke Idoko (20)
    Chikezie Nwaoha (29)
    Yewande Akinola (28)
    Chuka Ofili (31), Emotu Balogun (27), Kene Udeze (24), and Clive Ayonye (23)
    Hugo Obi (32)
    
THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN COMMUNITY ACTION

    Rita Omovbude (32)
    Bolajoko Fadipe (30)
    Dr. Okeke Kanayo (30)
    Monica Onuoha (30)
    Ife Adebayo (30)

THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN NEW MEDIA

    Kingsley Ezeani (23)
    Ediong Umoh (26)
    John Obidi (27)
    Modupeola Abiola (31)
    Fifehanmi Bankole (30)

THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN ENTERTAINMENT TALENT

    Ice Prince (28)
    OC Ukeje (32)
    Iyanya (27)
    Omawumi (31)
    El Mafrex (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISET

Nominees in this category will be announced in conjunction with the British Council for ‘The International Young Media Entrepreneur of the Year Award Prize.’

 THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN JOURNALISM

    Ugochi Anyaka (29)
    Monica Mark (29)
    Toyosi Ogunseye (29)
    Ben Ezeamalu (30)
    Jude Zoho (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN BUSINESS

    Saheed Jumar (28)
    Gbenga Ogunmakinde (28)
    Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola (28)
    Nonyelum Ibeh (27)
    Melody Okwuazu (22)

THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN PUBLIC SERVICE

    Blessing Liman (29)
    Fareeda Ibrahim (29)
    Dr. Adanna Chukwuma (31)
    Joycee Awojoodu (27)
    Ekong Ekong Imona (32)

 THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

    Barbara Iyayi (32)
    Osita Abana (28)
    Adim Isiakpona (28)
    Kayode Temenu (29)
    Jadesola Osiberu (27)

 THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN AGRICULTURE

    Zanau Hassan Maikasuwa (31)
    Olawale Isaiah Ojo (24)
    Precious Peter Nweke (31)
    Abraham Ojoh (22)
    Adbdulazeez Yusuf (29)

 THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN FASHION & STYLE


    Vera Akporeha (23)
    Wanger Ayu (26)
    Yomi Makun (27)
    Agbani Darego (31)
    Aisha Bello (24)

 THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN ARTS & CULTURE


    Toyin Odutola (28)
    Njideka Akunyili (30)
    Anthony Anth Ezeokoye (30)
    Kenneth Gyang (27)
    Ishaya Bako (27)

 THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN ENTERPRISE SUPPORT

    Isoken Ogiewonyi (26) and Wonuola Odunsi (29)
    Ijeoma Okeagu (30)
    Gbolahan Fagbilere (30)
    Chibuike Aguene (30)
    Ayodeji Adewunmi (29), Opeyemi Awoyemi (25), and Olalekan Olude (29)

 THE FUTURE AWARDS PRIZE IN EDUCATION

    Gossy Ukanwoke (25)
    Adebayo Degbembgo (30)
    Olufunbi Falayi (27)
    Otto Orondaam (26)
    Oriahi Anderson (25)

*Nominees aged 32 were 31 in the period under review, which is 2012/2013.

*There will be no public voting for this edition of The Future Awards Africa.

*Members of the public have the standard one-week period for complaints and observations about any of the nominees to be forwarded to the committee. Please contact nominations@thefutureafrica.com or +234 802 222 6712.

For more information, visit @TFAAfrica on Twitter or the website www.thefutureafrica.com/awards.

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